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The Kent Heiress (Heiress #3)

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Sabrina thought she loved Lord Elvan—until his blatant infidelities turned her heart to stone. Perce thought Sabrina was just his friend Philip’s little sister—until she fell in love with Elvan and he realized he wanted her for himself. It was too late for both when they met again at a ball in St. Petersburg and passion flared between them.

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Mass Market Paperback, 478 pages
Published October 15th 1982 by Dell
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Don't let the cover scare you, its a lot better than you'd think, although if I were planning on taking it on a plane or a bus I'd get one of those special covers so no one would think the worst :D

The Kent Heiress is actually the last in a trilogy Gellis wrote starting with The Terror of the French Revolution and ending in this one set during the Napoleonic wars, although this book does well enough as a stand-alone. Sabrina de Conyers is married to womanizing diplomat William, Lord Elvan and wh
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Sabrina Lady Elvan is trapped in a loveless marriage to a philandering British diplomat. Married at sixteen and cheated on numerous times by the time she is nineteen, she tells herself that she no longer cares. So when her childhood friend Perce shows up at the court in St. Petersburg where her husband is assigned during the winter of 1806, she is ripe for falling in love again. Ostensibly a romance, this novel is chock a block with details of battle, from Austerlitz through the East Prussian ca ...more
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Roberta Gellis has been one of the most successful writers of historical fiction of the last few decades, having published about 25 meticulously researched historical novels since 1964. She was married to her husband Charles for over 50 years and they lived together in Lafayette, Indiana with a lively Lakeland terrier called Taffy. She has one child called Mark.

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